In this issue:
"Greece vs. The Rest", by John Lanchester: Playing chicken in the euro zone.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Fluid Ounces", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Restaurants react to Bloomberg’s soda ban.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Second Term", by Ryan Lizza: What if Obama wins?
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Benched", by Jill Lepore: The rise of the Supreme Court.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"That’s Life", by David Denby: A review of Prometheus and Dark Horse.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.